This position is responsible for the planning, organization, implementation and maintenance of CCPN providers coding education and training to ensure compliance with established policy/procedure, accuracy, risk management, contractual and regulatory requirements. Serves as the provider coding education liaison to the physician network and other system departments, including Internal Audit and HIMs dept. Preforms/oversees coding audits: analyzing and evaluating provider documentation and E&M/CPT coding (both medical and surgical; inpatient and outpatient) that meets national standards. Develops and oversees all educational sessions to providers when hired and as needed, monitoring and participating in performance improvement initiatives.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree required.
At least 4 to 5 current years of experience with E&M/CPT coding for outpatient office setting, with a working knowledge of the 1997 CMS/AMA Documentation Guidelines.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Clinical documentation improvement experience and knowledge of TrailBlazer audit tool desired.
Knowledge/experience in navigation of EMR applications, coding decision support tools, computer assisted coding/CDI tools, Microsoft office applications required.
Ability to provide excellent customer service with interactions.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: CPC (Certified Professional Coder) certification required; RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) or RHIT (Registered Health Information Technologist) certification preferred.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 6...0 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.